President Bashar al-Assad received on Monday members of the General Secretariat of Union of Palestinian Communities and organizations– Europe which held its 5th general conference in Damascus.
President al-Assad welcomed the members of the delegation, and demanded them to convey his greetings to all the participants in the conference.
President al-Assad considered that Syria’s relationship with the Palestinian cause is solid not only from a geographical or ideological point of view, but also in terms of interests.
President al-Assad noted that any success for the Palestinian cause is a success for Syria.
President al-Assad affirmed that the Palestinian cause is strongly present today on the international scene thanks to the efforts of its loyal Palestinian communities abroad and the struggle of the resistance inside Palestine, and the awareness of the new generation of the importance of its cause, and its connection with it more and more.
His excellency said that the essential point in the work of Palestinian communities and activities abroad should focus on preserving identity and memory through future generations, as well as working to refute the lies that try to portray the Palestinian people as terrorists.
In turn, the members of the delegation affirmed that the success of their conference is due to the real support given by Syria to the Palestinian cause and considered that the organization of the conference by Syria this year and in previous occasions demonstrates the authenticity of the Syrian people.
The members of the delegation said that our defense for Syria in the countries where we reside is also a defense for Palestine, and the war faced by the Syrian people revealed the falsehood of Western claims to defend freedoms and human rights.